Kaizan-zenyasai (The Eve of the Mountain Opening)


A festival to announce the start of the Mt. Fuji climbing season

On June 30th, on the day prior to the "opening" of Mt. Fuji, the annual "Kaizan-zenyasai" festival is held in Fujiyoshida City. Fuji-ko parishioners parade with local citizens from Kanadorii Park to Kitaguchi Hongu Fuji Sengen Jinja Shrine. After their arrival at the shrine, the ceremony of the trail opening commences with a purification ritual.

Address 〒403-0005 山梨県富士吉田市上吉田5558
Phone 0555-21-1000
Opening TimesJun. 30
TransportPublic transport: Take the bus from Mt. Fuji Sta. on Fujikyuko Line. Get off at Sengen Jinja-mae. It is then approx. one minute on foot.
Car: It is approx. five minutes from Kawaguchiko I.C. on the Chuo Expressway.
Car ParkApprox. 100 spaces